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Learning and Attention Disorders

National Resource Center on AD/HD
Provides comprehensive information and resources about AD/HD, diagnosis and treatment, dealing with systems, educational issues, and living with AD/HD.

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
This site, specifically targeted to children and adolescents, offers a specific section called "Facts for Families" containing articles on topics such as the transition to college with a mental disorder, ADHD, Autism, depression, eating disorders, and advocacy; a medical professional finder, and more.

National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI is a mental health advocacy organization. Its goals include offering hope, reform, and health to the American community by providing education, support, and advocacy. The NAMI website has information on a wide range of mental illnesses, medications, and support resources.

Healthy Minds
Mental health information from the American Psychiatric Association.

MedlinePlus is a health information website sponsored by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. It provides current and authoritative information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, specific diseases and conditions, and clinical trials.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
The SAMHSA website has information and publications on substance abuse and mental health issues. There are also tools for finding treatment services nearby.

From tips on managing stress and creating balance, to information on treatable mental health conditions like depression - LawLifeline is your confidential, online resource for taking care of your emotional health. If you or a friend are having a hard time, you can take our anonymous screening tool, get the facts on common mental health conditions, or find support and resources on your campus.

Taking Charge of Adult ADHD by Russel Barkley, 2010
This book provides step-by-step strategies for managing symptoms and reducing the impact of ADHD symptoms, gives hands-on self-assessment tools and skills-building exercises, and clear answers to frequently asked questions about medications and other treatments. Specific techniques are presented for overcoming challenges in critical areas where people with the disorder often struggle—work, finances, relationships, and more.

Attention Deficit Disorder: The Unfocused Mind in Children and Adults by Thomas Brown, 2005
A leading expert in assessment and treatment of Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder dispels myths and offers clearly written, science-based, practical information about treatments. Dr. Brown proposes a new understanding of ADD/ADHD and offers compelling examples of the daily life challenges it presents for children, adolescents, and adults.

Scattered Minds: Hope and Help for Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder by Lenard Adler, 2006
This book presents the latest findings on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in adults. It reveals hidden warning signs, debunks common misconceptions, and offers information on obtaining an accurate diagnosis, along with treatment options that include medications and proven coping strategies. A screening quiz is also included.

ADD and Romance: Finding Fulfillment in Love, Sex, & Relationships by Jonathon Halverstadt, 1998
This book outlines how ADD can impact romantic relationships and provides guidance for managing ADD and maintaining healthy relationships.

What I learned From Lighting Fires at the Dinner Table. by Blake Taylor, 2007
Blake Taylor`s memoir, written when he was 17, offers a young person`s account of what it`s like to live and grow up with ADHD.

ADHD Grown Up by Joel Young, 2007
This book presents an overview of adolescent and adult ADHD which provides practical information and guidance for the general public and treating clinicians.

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